Take it inside…
If it happens to be raining – or you’ve had way too much sunshine – these local ‘under roof’ Townsville attractions make for an entertaining and enthralling visit…
Reef HQ Aquarium
Reef HQ Aquarium: A first-class attraction that offers an entertaining and educational ‘visit’ to the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet. Excellent viewing opportunities of the reef’s immense marine life.
Maritime Museum of Townsville
Maritime Museum of Townsville: Comprehensive coverage of the region’s rich maritime past. The SS Yongala feature is seriously captivating.
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Museum of Tropical Queensland: More maritime stories abound alongside exploration of rainforests and reefs. Plenty to hold interest for all ages.
Army Museum of North Queensland
Army Museum of North Queensland expertly retraces the regional presence of the Australian Army through its vast collection of exhibits and local stories.
Perc Tucker Gallery
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery: Housed in an outstanding heritage building. Key focus on North Queensland art.
Indoor Sports and Activity Centers
Indoor Sports/ Activities: If rock climbing, ten pin bowling, trampolining, shooting some hoops or even testing yourself upon a ‘ninja warrior’ course interests you, there are numerous indoor facilities located across the city standing ready to challenge and hone your skills. Kids and ‘kids at heart’ will enjoy Townsville’s variety of indoor sports and activity centres.